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Anonymous tip leads to burglary arrests

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EAST RIDGE, TN (WRCB) -

East Ridge Police arrested two men Sunday connected to burglaries in the area.

Police responded to the Superior Creek Lodge around 11:30 a.m. Sunday in response to an anonymous tip regarding two men with East Ridge City Court warrants.

Police located Joseph Freeman and Jonathan Graham. Each was arrested on failure to appear warrants.

While on the scene, police noticed lawnmowers, weed trimmers, hedge clippers, an electric wheelchair, and other items.

Several hours later, they received reports of burglaries in which the victims provided lists of stolen items that matched all of the items earlier observed in the room.

Police returned to the Superior Creek Lodge and spoke with Graham's grandmother who told police he brought the items to the apartment the previous night.

The victims of the two burglaries arrived on scene, and their property was released to them.
Graham and Freeman were additionally charged with burglary.

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